Research & Development

Connected Where It Counts

With a global network of research and development facilities our teams can respond quickly to customer needs – wherever and whenever it’s needed. For example, we have more than 300 employees, in 5 countries, dedicated to R&D for our braking business line. To our OE customers around the world, that means better support and more innovative solutions.

Committed to continuous innovation

Each year we invest millions of dollars in R&D to adapt our designs to the changing needs of our customers, while providing the results that are needed today. Our R&D and engineering teams are dedicated to ensuring our solutions not only deliver on performance, price and material requirements, but can be easily integrated with other system components.   

We believe in R&D teams that are:

  • Globally connected
  • Technologically advanced
  • Material science focused
  • Current on world-wide trends
  • Directing innovation
  • Agile and collaborative
  • Dedicated to testing
  • Serious about environmental concerns
  • Located near major markets
  • Responsive to change

Our R&D teams have expertise in :

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture
  • Commercial
  • Forestry
  • Light Vehicle
  • Military
  • Mining
  • Motorcycle
  • Oil & Gas
  • Railway
  • Small Engine